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“The Turtle, The Horse and Nuclear Weapons” by Jonathan Granoff

Presently, neither leadership nor support in the pursuit of nuclear disarmament can be expected from the nuclear weapons states. They have not vigorously pursued the incremental steps for which there is enormous international support to help make us safer and...

Banning Nuclear Weapons – An Auspicious Start

By Sergio Duarte, former UN High Representative for Disarmament Affairs* Originally posted on IndepthNews.net NEW YORK (IDN) - Despite being shunned by the nine possessors of nuclear weapons and most of their allies, the first part of the negotiations mandated by the...

The Shame and Horror of Nuclear Weapons

by William Swing and Tyler Wigg Stevenson The following excerpt originally appeared on TheWeek.com on August 7, 2015.  [...] As preachers, we know that the Bible's Psalms tell us that "the days of our years are threescore and ten." By that counting, then, the bomb has...

The Iran Deal: Steps Toward the Common Good

This article originally appeared on the Huffington Post, August 3, 2015. We should be grateful to the diplomats for ensuring no further proliferation of nuclear weapons in a volatile region. The Iran Deal demonstrates that when powerful nations identify a common...

President Obama: A Chance to Lead

The below article, by Jonathan Granoff, was originally published in the Huffington Post on May 2, 2015.  This month at the United Nations, 190 nations will gather to review the Nuclear Nonproliferation Treaty, which constrains the spread of nuclear weapons and...